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Male Figure
Male Figure

Photo ©2014, Detroit Institute of Arts

Male Figure

(African)

Date
19th Century
Medium
Carved steatite (soapstone), polychromed
Dimensions
20 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 4 13/16 in. ( 51.4 x 18.1 x 12.2 cm)
Department
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Gift of Frederick K. Stearns
Accession No.
90.1S14462
Keywords
carved, paint, polychromed, stone, ceremony, funerary
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